ICAO Statistics Suggest Air Travel Safety Has Enhanced Over the Years

Saturday, March 15, 2014
By George Hatcher

The mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has raised many concerns about the air travel safety. However, the global statistics reveal that air travel is becoming safer with time.     International Civil Aviation Organization     

As per the recent statistics released by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the reported number of fatalities in international flight incidents was 372 in 2012. In 2013, the number reduced to 173.

In Asia alone, the number of fatalities has reduced from 161 in 2012 to 50 in 2013.

The disappeared Malaysian Airlines aircraft, Boeing 777 remained involved in only 1 fatal accident last year i.e. the Asiana Airlines Flight Crash, resulting in 3 deaths.

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